NAMALT

NAMALT

NAMALT – internet (feminist) shorthand for ‘Not All Men Are Like That’. Yes, it got its own acronym because of its frequent use, particularly in feminist spaces, but also generally, as most reports of some male doing something really bad to females usually go to great pains to ‘other’ the offender from the rest of … Continue reading

Guest post: You are next

Guest post: You are next

Via Bugbrennan, anonymous quote. First they came for Janice Raymond and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t an academic. Then they came for Mary Daly and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a lesbian. Then they came for  Norah Vincent and I didn’t speak out because I didn’t even read her book. Then they … Continue reading

Is Eve still being framed?

Is Eve still being framed?

An important Radio 4 podcast – Helena Kennedy QC speaks to a variety of guests on how women are treated in the criminal justice system, both as victims and defendants. Many of the statistics my readers will already know, although I did pick up new ones. Sandra Horley from Refuge states that three abused women … Continue reading

Enforcing heterosexuality – hate crimes against lesbians

Enforcing heterosexuality – hate crimes against lesbians

This is an adjunct post to RubyFruit’s Radical Lesbian Feminism or Political Lesbian in 2012, in which RubyFruit outlines Adrienne Rich’s key points in compulsory heterosexuality. Part of the first point is also the largely invisible cultural grooming, more pronounced now than when I was a girl, the Disney-style propaganda that brainwashes little girls into thinking … Continue reading

London Radical Feminist Conference, July 2012

London Radical Feminist Conference, July 2012

Last weekend in London, after nearly quarter of a century underground, the Women’s Liberation Movement rose again when Radical Feminists from many parts of the world met to discuss the current status of all women and girls today. It was fantastic to meet women from all over the UK, Europe and America. Local Activists, Bloggers, … Continue reading

Background on Jamison Green and Dallas Denny

Background on Jamison Green and Dallas Denny

An adjunct to GallusMag’s post on WPATH President-Elect Jamison Green Calls For Lesbian Bookburning, given that both critics of the forthcoming book by Sheila Jeffreys and Lorene Gottschalk, are both prominent transgender activists. . Dallas Denny (M2T) Adhering to the copyright restrictions on the post, only a small amount can be copied here, the full … Continue reading

Creepiest job advert ever

Creepiest job advert ever

Thanks to anonymous radfem friend for the tip-off to the Creepiest Job Advert Ever. Librarian £25,000-£35,000 SURREY Location: Surrey Description: Librarian £25,000-30,000 per annum (Dependent on experience and background the salary is negotiable) Our client is a well known Dr, (International zoo and wildlife specialist) with extensive interests in literature, conservation, medicine, property dealing, silk … Continue reading

NYC Dyke March – summary

NYC Dyke March – summary

The last post became fragmented due to all the updates as information became available, so a summary post is in order. ETA: Longer video now released, please read the commentary too. A group varying between ten to twenty transwomen and genderqueers approached a small group of lesbians, which included LGBT activist Cathy Brennan. Quite a … Continue reading

NYC Dyke March – inclusive, but not for lesbians

NYC Dyke March – inclusive, but not for lesbians

The 20th annual Dyke March was held yesterday in New York City. The Dyke March was inclusive (meaning that transwomen and genderqueers were also welcome). Unfortunately some lesbians attending the march were accosted and harassed by a group of transwomen and genderqueers, even though the lesbians respected the inclusive policy. One particular group (of about … Continue reading